Created to help Spread Awareness, education & prevention of Lyme disease.

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FINISH LYME 5K JUNE 17TH

Bit by a Tick? – Get it tested by Ticknology Tick Alert Initiative

Upcoming Events

Monday May 14th

Southern Tier Lyme Support,
Binghamton, NY 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Friday June 15th

Finish Lyme 5K – The Vestal Coal House
Vestal, NY. 7:00pm – Race finish

Tuesday May 1st

Valley Lyme Disease Support Group,
Athens, PA. 5:30pm – 7:30pm

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Help BU continue their important Research

Binghamton University’s Dr. Ralph Garruto began studying Lyme disease in 2012. After a large spike in the number of Lyme disease cases and an increase in ticks throughout the Upper Susquehanna River Basin, Dr. Garruto started the Binghamton University Lyme and Other Tick-borne Diseases Research Project to determine tick densities and infectivity with the Lyme pathogen and assess human risk though demographic and behavioral observation. Preliminary results have shown extremely high tick densities and a high rate of infectivity with the Lyme pathogen. Peri-urban and sub-urban environments have shown to be more risky for tick encounters than more rural or remote areas. The research team is currently working on more data collection to build a model of human risk with broader applications for the region.

For more information go to: https://www.binghamton.edu/centers/lyme-disease-center/index.html

If you would like to make a donation to help fund their research, checks can be made out to The Binghamton Foundation – Lyme Disease Research Project.
Mail to:
Binghamton University Foundation
PO Box 6005
Binghamton, NY. 13902-6005
or it can be sent directly to Dr. Garruto’s office (Still made out to Binghamton Foundation):
Dr. Ralph Garruto
Science 1 Department of Anthropology
Binghamton University
PO Box 6000
Binghamton, NY. 13902-6000